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CIFST Webinar: Traditional food access and availability

  • 11 May 2022
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Webinar

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  • FREE for CIFST members in good standing

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Traditional food access and availability

Speaker:

Andrew Spring,  Knowledge Mobilization Specialist, Wilfrid Laurier University;   Research Associate, Northern Canada Knowledge Networks

Bio:

Andrew Spring liaises between researchers, northern communities and organizations to build broad networks of researchers, communities, and decision-makers to help facilitate knowledge transfer and communication between all parties.

He is currently completing his PhD at Wilfrid Laurier University where he conducts research focused on food security in Canada’s Northwest Territories. His work explores the challenges and opportunities at the intersection of food security and food sovereignty, climate change and pressures exerted on country food and traditional economic activity in Indigenous communities.

Andrew has a diverse background in sustainability and the environment. Trained as an environmental engineer (MASc Toronto), his expertise is creating innovative programs to engage communities in sustainable planning or environmental conservation. Working with a diverse group of stakeholders, he aims to expand Laurier’s capacity to conduct research that meets the needs of people in the North.

Event Details:

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
12:00 - 12:45 p.m. EST


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